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2nd International Conference on Government, Crime and Justice Statistics 2014




► June 18
  • Opening Session

  • - Eduardo Sojo, President, President, INEGI
    - José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, México
    - Antonio Mazzitelli, UNODC Representative for México
    - Martine Durand, Chief Statistician, OECD
    - Angela Me, Research and Trend Analysis Branch, UNODC
    - Mario Palma, Vicepresident for Information on Government, Public Safety and Justice, INEGI

  • Keynote. Post 2015 : Indicators for Good Governance and Rule of Law

  • - Angela Me , Chief of the Research and Trend Analysis Branch,UNODC PDF
    - Chaired by Martine Durand, Chief Statistician, OECD

  • Roundtable: Use of governance, crime and justice statistics for policy-making

  • - Guy Peters, University of Pittsburgh, USA PDF
    - Paulina Duarte, Organización de los Estados Americanos
    - James Lynch, University of Maryland, USA PDF
    - Chaired by Eduardo Sojo Garza Aldape, Presidente de INEGI, México

  • Session. Conceptualizing and measuring governance

  • - Not your Father’s Metrics: towards a new generation of governance indicators
    - Nathaniel Heller, Global Integrity
    - Producing official statistics on governance, peace and security in Africa: Methodological options and institutional arrangements
    - Marie Laberge, Regional Service Centre for Africa PDF
    - Measuring democratic governance for development: a longitudinal statistical model of targets and indicators
    - Mark Orkin, University of Witwatersrand, Southafrica PDF
    - Measuring governance: a few lessons learnt
    - Francesca Recanatini, World Bank PDF
    - Chaired byEnrique Cabrero, CONACYT

  • Session. Measuring Organized Crime and its impact

  • - Quantification and the Problem of Measuring Effectiveness of Measures against Organized Crime
    - Michael Levi, Cardiff University, United Kingdom PDF
    - Ten impediments to the quantification of organized crime
    - Russell Smith, Australian Institute of Criminology, Australia - PDF
    - We are a necessary evil: the business ethics of organized criminal groups in Mexico
    - Kari Moe Jacobson, ITESM Campus Santa Fe, Mexico PDF
    - Challenges in Measuring Organized Crime in Latin America and Caribbean Transcrime
    - Transcrime, Italia
    - Chaired by Ernesto Savona, Transcrime

  • Session. National and international experiences in measuring governance and related concepts

  • - Grafting governance modules on official household surveys : experiences from Africa, Latin America and Asia, and challenges
    - François Roubaud, Dial, Francia PDF
    - Strategy for Harmonization of Statistics in Africa - Governance, Peace and Security: Cape Verde Results
    - Antonio dos Reis Duarteand Mariana Pereira Neves, Cabo Verde Statistical Office PDF
    - The Australian experience with governance statistics
    - Gemma Van Halderen, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australia PDF
    - European Social Survey
    - Monica Ferrin, European Institute PDF
    - Chaired byMarco Mira d’Ercole, OCDE

  • Session. Upcoming international standards for crime statistics

  • - The International Classification of Crime, a cornerstone to improve national and international crime statistics?
    - Enrico Bisogno, UNODC PDF
    - Challenges and policy implications in developing a National Crime Classification system Challenges and policy implications in developing a National Crime Classification system
    - Paul Wormeli, US Academy Science Panel PDF
    - The importance of classifying offenses for statistical purposes in making decisions / public policy: the case of Mexico
    - Edgar Guerrero, INEGI, Mexico PDF
    - Standardizing Victimization Surveys in Latin America
    - Salomé Flores Sierra Franzoni, UNODC Center of Excellence PDF
    - Chaired by Giulia Mugellini, University of St. Gallen - Law School

  • Session. Measuring political participation

  • - How to measure political participation in Mexico
    - Luis Carlos Ugalde, Integralia, Mexico PDF
    - Analizing and evaluating local governance: participative offer in Mexican municipalities
    - Ana Díaz, CIDE, Mexico PDF
    - Cast a ballot or protest in the street: did our grandfathers do more of both
    - Marcos Aurelio Diaz, Science Po
    - Measuring social protest action as a form of political participation
    - Gareth Newham, Governance, Crime and Justice Division, Institute for Security Studies, Southafrica and Lizette Meyer, South African Crime and Justice Information and Analysis Hub PDF
    - Chaired by Juan Pardinas IMCO

  • Session. Measuring Corruption

  • - Statistical Measurement of Corruption: Experiences and Challenges
    - Blagica Novkovska, Macedonia Statistical Office, Macedonia PDF
    - Strategies for measuring corruption in Mexico: the case of the National Survey on Governmental Quality and Impact
    - Oscar Jaimes Bello, INEGI, México PDF
    - National statistics on governance, corruption and anti-corruption: the power of information, and how to get it
    - Jesper Johnson, CHR Instituto Michelsen, Noruega PDF
    - Corruption in the Private Sector: a comparative overview of trends and patternss
    - Giulia Mugellini, University of St. Gallen - Law School PDF PDF
    - Chaired by Enrico Bisogno, UNODC


► June 19
  • Keynote. Hot spots and crime: research and policy implications

  • - David Weisburd,Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy,
    - George Mason University, USA PDF
    - Chaired by Rolando Ocampo, INEGI, México

  • Keynote. Are there drug problem indicators that can be useful for criminal justice policy purposes?

  • - Peter Reuter, School of Public Policy and Department of Criminology, University of Maryland, USA
    - Chaired by Mario Palma, INEGI, México

  • Session. Trends in homicide statistics as a key metric in analyzing violent crime

  • - Global Study on Homicide
    - Jenna Dawson, UNODC PDF
    - Dynamics of murder in Italy and trasformation of criminals patterns
    - Fabio Piacenti, EURES PDF
    - Trends of homicide: towards a characterization of the phenomenon in Chile
    - Felipe Salazar Tobar, Ministerio del Interior, Chile PDF
    - Intentional Homicides and their spatial relation with the socio-economic environment: Ciudad Juárez, 2009-2013
    - Alejandro Brugués Rodríguez e M.C. Israel Diaz Arcos, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, México PDF
    - Chaired by Alejandro Hope, IMCO

  • Session. Trafficking of Human Beings Public Policies

  • - Statistical Challenges for getting data on Human Trafficking
    - Fernanda Ezeta, Mexico PDF
    - Results of access to information on the efficiency of fighting human trafficking
    - Francisco Rivas, Observatorio Nacional Ciudadano
    - From RDS, to Capture-Recapture, to Multistage Probability Sampling: Data Gathering Methods for Human Trafficking Research
    - Sheldon Zhang, Universidad de San Diego, Estados Unidos PDF
    - Chaired by Felipe de la Torre, UNODC

  • Session. Measuring trust in governments and other perceptions by people on how government institutions function

  • - Public Sector Accountability in Brazil: how the Federal Court of Accounts is improving governance
    - Ricardo Corrêa Gomes, Universidad de Brasilia, Brasil PDF
    - Political crises in Madagascar: the rural majority have they been the law of the urban minority?
    - Faly Hery Rakotomanana, Institut National de la Statistique - Madagascar PDF
    - Measuring trust in government. Expectations, Performance and Realities
    - Adrian Franco, INEGI, Mexico PDF
    - Why measuring trust in public institutions is key for public policy making and how can it be improved?
    - Zsuzsanna Lonti, OCDE PDF
    - Chaired byAngela Me, UNODC

  • Session. Crime Statistics in Asia

  • - National Crime and Justice Information System in the Philippines
    - Regina Reyes, National Statistical Coordination Board, Philippines PDF
    - Learning from Scratch(es): Developing a Criminal Justice Statistics Database in Thailand
    - Aaron Johnson, Instituto de Justicia, Tailandia PDF
    - An Analysis of the Factors that Influence Internet Searches on Cyber Bullying using Social Big Data
    - Juyoung Song, Korean Institute of Criminology, Korea PDF
    - Chaired by Fiona Downsley, Chief Statistician, Crime Statistics Agency at Department of Justice, Victoria, Australia

  • Session. Alternative methods to measure drug problems

  • - New trends and developments on the European drug market
    - Jane Mounteney, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Portugal PDF
    - The global context of drug trafficking: a social network analysis of seizure data
    - Rémi Boivin, Université de Montréal, Canada PDF
    - Assessing drug-related harms: Are we measuring what matters?
    - Benedikt Fischer, Simon Fraser University, Canada PDF
    - The Cannabis Policy Landscape
    - Beau Kilmer, Corporación RAND Corporation, USA PDF
    - Chaired byPeter Reuter, School of Public Policy and Department of Criminology, University of Maryland, USA

  • Session. How to asses prisons policies?

  • - Can Global corrections performance measures be developed? Lessons from Australia
    - James Byrne, Griffith University, Australia PDF
    - What Works in Designing More Effective Correctional Programs: The Characteristics of Effective Programs and the Barriers to Effective Implementation efectiva
    - Ed Latessa, UCincinnati, USA PDF
    - Organizing crime from behind bars: Prison gangs and the invisible erosion of State Authority
    - Benjamin Lessing, University of Chicago, USA PDF
    - Chaired by Carlos Vilalta, CIDE, México

► June 20
  • Government at Glance 2014: Latin America and the Caribbean

  • - Edwin Lau, Jefe de la División de Gobernanza, OCDE
    - Gustavo García, Economista Principal de Asuntos Fiscales, BID
    - Santiago González, , Analista de Políticas, OCDE
    - Gilberto Chona, Líder Especialista en Asuntos Fiscales, BID
    - Moderador: Eduardo Sojo Garza Aldape, INEGI

  • Awards of Center of Excellence 3rd Thesis Competition

  • - Eduardo Sojo Garza Aldape, Presidente, INEGI
    - Antonio Mazzitelli, Representante de la UNODC
    - Angela Me, Jefa de Investigación y Análisis de Tendencias, UNODC
    - Mario Palma, Vicepresidente de Información de Gobierno, Seguridad Publica e Impartición de Justicia, INEGI
    - Carlos Vilalta, CIDE
    - Salomé Flores Sierra Franzoni, Centro de Excelencia INEGI – UNODC

  • Session. Innovation on Victimization Surveys

  • - A Quantum of Crime in an Unfair World
    - Tim Hope, Universidad de Salford, Reino Unido PDF
    - Analysis and characterization of sectors of urban insecurity through surveys of perception and urban information systems
    - Ricardo Villasís-Keever, UASLP, México
    - Innovations in population- based surveys
    - Maire Sinha, Statistics Canadá, Canadá PDF
    - Measuring serious crimes with symmetric information from home members
    - Edgar Vielma, INEGI, México PDF
    - Challenges & evolution of the National Crime Victimization Survey
    - Timothy Kennel, U.S. Census Bureau, USA PDF
    - Chaired by Michael Rand, INEGI – UNODC Center of Excellence

  • Session. Let the numbers speak for justice

  • - Costa Rica: an empirical approximation to impunity and its associated factors
    - Evelyn Villarreal, Estado Nación, Costa Rica PDF
    - El derecho de acceso a la justicia en el caso de las mujeres condenadas penalmente en México: cuantificación y evaluación
    - Rocío González Velázquez, University Pompeu Fabra PDF
    - The importance of statistical information in the procurement of justice process
    - Edgar Elías Azar, President of the National Commission of High Courts of Justice in Mexico, the Mexico City High Court of Justice and the Mexico City Judicial Council , Mexico
    - Chaired by Alejandra Gómez Céspedes, INEGI – UNODC Center of Excellence

  • Session. Building Justice Statistics

  • - Integración de las Estadísticas de Delincuencia y Justicia
    - Juan Pablo Gordillo, Regional Adviser of Citizen Security for Latin America and the Caribbean, UNDP Panama PDF
    - El juego de los números de la delincuencia: dirección a través de manipulación
    - Eli Silverman, Facultad de Justicia Penal de la Universidad John Jay, Estados Unidos PDF
    - Integración de las encuestas de victimización y los datos de la Policía, el caso de los Países Bajos
    - P.R. Smit, S. Ministerio de Justicia, Holanda PDF
    - Beyond the sniff test: practitioner challenges in assessing justice system data?
    - Fiona Dowsley, Chief Statistician, Crime Statistics Agency at Department of Justice, Victoria, Australia PDF
    - Chaired by Adrián Franco Barrios, INEGI, México

  • Sessin. Roundtable. Alternative methods to measure crime

  • - Measuring Violence with Open Sources
    - Eduardo Guerrero Gutiérrez, Lantia Consultora, México
    - Peace in Mexico: How to measure it?
    - Paty de Obeso, Institute for Economics and Peace, USA
    - Reducing crime by reducing criminal risk: strain, social disorganization and re-offending in Latin America
    - Carlos Vilalta, CIDE
    - Chaired by Gilberto Moncada, BID

  • Plenary Session. The strategic input of National Statistical Offices to Crime Statistics

  • - Linda Laura Sabaddini, ISTAT, Italia
    - Gemma Van Halderen,Australia Bureau of Statistics, Australia PDF
    - Timothy Kennel, Departamento de Censos de Estados Unidos
    - Regina Reyes, Autoridad Estadística de Filipinas, Filipinas PDF
    - Mario Palma, INEGI, México PDF
    - Chaired by: Salomé Flores, UNODC-INEGI Center of Excellence
    - Closing Session. Challenges and opportunities in developing integrated crime and criminal justice statistical systems
    - Angela Me, UNODC
    - Mario Palma, INEGI, México

► June 21
  • Closed Meeting for Member Countries of the Crime and Justice Statistics Group of the Statistical

  • - Conference of the Americas of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean